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Fox News presenter doesn’t understand satire and wins facepalm of the day - the poke

Fox News presenter doesn’t understand satire and wins facepalm of the day

You might have seen that brilliant Time magazine cover perfectly illustrating the chaos that Joe Biden as inherited at the White House from Donald Trump. We only mention it again because Fox News – specially, Fox News presenter Harris Faulkner, didn’t get the joke, she really didn’t get the joke. At least, that’s what she […] The post Fox News presenter doesn’t understand satire and wins facepalm of the day appeared first on The Poke.
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‘The difference between the current and previous administration’ - the poke

‘The difference between the current and previous administration’

Just in case you were still in any doubt how the White House will be different now Joe Biden has succeeded Donald Trump, compare and contrast their pair’s respective press secretaries and how they treat the media. That’s Joe Biden’s press secretary Jen Psaki on the right and the first of Donald Trump’s many press […] The post ‘The difference between the current and previous administration’ appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 9 hours ago
These Olympic gold medal vaults 80 years apart went viral because the difference is so astonishing - the poke

These Olympic gold medal vaults 80 years apart went viral because the difference is so astonishing

This video of two Olympic gold medal winning vaults 80 years apart went viral because the difference is so astonishing. You will no doubt have expected some progress to have been made over eight decades – of course you would – and yet it is still a proper eye opener. ‘Gold medal-winning vaults 80 years […] The post These Olympic gold medal vaults 80 years apart went viral because the difference is so astonishing appeared first on The Poke.
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The Mail’s Andrew Pierce made an excruciating gaffe in his rant about Joe Biden’s statue choices - the poke

The Mail’s Andrew Pierce made an excruciating gaffe in his rant about Joe Biden’s statue choices

Because we’re in a longer version of Groundhog Day, apparently, the politically right of centre are banging on about statues again. This time, it’s because President Biden has had a bust of Churchill moved out of the Oval Office, and a bust of workers’ rights champion, César Chavez brought in. INSIDE THE OVAL OFFICE: Cesar […] The post The Mail’s Andrew Pierce made an excruciating gaffe in his rant about Joe Biden’s statue choices appeared first on The Poke.
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A Republican congresswoman has filed articles of impeachment against Joe Biden – only responses need - the poke

A Republican congresswoman has filed articles of impeachment against Joe Biden – only responses need

We’re still waiting to see how Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial plays out. But while we wait for that, Republican congresswoman and QAnon conspiracy supporter Marjorie Taylor Green filed impeachment articles of her own – against Joe Biden. I just filed Articles of Impeachment on President @JoeBiden. pic.twitter.com/mcwEEkKiHL — Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (@RepMTG) January […] The post A Republican congresswoman has filed articles of impeachment against Joe Biden – only responses need appeared first on The Poke.
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Someone Smashed This Swan’s Eggs And It Inspired The Artist Known For Her Grim Reaper Animal Comics To Create This Tearjerker - bored panda

Someone Smashed This Swan’s Eggs And It Inspired The Artist Known For Her Grim Reaper Animal Comics To Create This Tearjerker

"I read about this a while ago and it still breaks my heart. The only message I have here is don't be cruel." The post Someone Smashed This Swan's Eggs And It Inspired The Artist Known For Her Grim Reaper Animal Comics To Create This Tearjerker first appeared on Bored Panda.
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The perfect way to deal with a customer who doesn’t respect closing time – probably - the poke

The perfect way to deal with a customer who doesn’t respect closing time – probably

West Coast Clovis Wheels and Tires – US spelling – has shared this clip on TikTok, and people aren’t sure what to make of it. See for yourself. @westcoastclovis559 SORRY WE’RE CLOSED!! 🙅🏻‍♂️😂 ##westcoastclovis ##clovis ##559 ##bmw ##chevy ♬ original sound – Westcoast Wheels and Tires Was it a well-deserved sneaky ejection of an unreasonable […] The post The perfect way to deal with a customer who doesn’t respect closing time – probably appeared first on The Poke.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger offered some ‘expert’ advice and it went viral because it’s so perfect - the poke

Arnold Schwarzenegger offered some ‘expert’ advice and it went viral because it’s so perfect

Not the first time we’ve featured the wise words of Arnold Schwarzenegger, and it won’t be the last. This time the ‘Governator’ and Trump nemesis went viral with this advice for people who are tempted to ignore the experts and believe something they’ve just seen on YouTube instead. It’s an important point that goes to […] The post Arnold Schwarzenegger offered some ‘expert’ advice and it went viral because it’s so perfect appeared first on The Poke.
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The unexpected twist in this zoo’s bird show stunt is making everyone’s day better - the poke

The unexpected twist in this zoo’s bird show stunt is making everyone’s day better

Well here’s a lovely moment that is making everyone’s day better. It’s a moment at a bird show at an Australian zoo featuring a black cockatoo and, well, you’re going to have to watch it for yourself. Timeline cleanser: Wait for it… pic.twitter.com/cqIxBVvf3x — Rex Chapman🏇🏼 (@RexChapman) January 22, 2021 Goosebumps! These overachievers ruin it […] The post The unexpected twist in this zoo’s bird show stunt is making everyone’s day better appeared first on The Poke.
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The 14 funniest reactions to the news that Trump had a Diet Coke button in the Oval Office - the poke

The 14 funniest reactions to the news that Trump had a Diet Coke button in the Oval Office

We were all only too aware that Donald Trump had access to the big red button – or the nuclear codes, to put it less dramatically – and anyone who didn’t breathe a sigh of relief once they changed them hasn’t been paying attention. But we overlooked the existence of another button in the Oval […] The post The 14 funniest reactions to the news that Trump had a Diet Coke button in the Oval Office appeared first on The Poke.
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This side-by-side comparison of Trump and Biden’s press rooms went viral because it speaks volumes - the poke

This side-by-side comparison of Trump and Biden’s press rooms went viral because it speaks volumes

There are many things that will be different around the White House now that Joe Biden is in charge. Scrap that, everything will be different around the White House now that Donald Trump is gone, and one of the most marked contrasts will be in the press briefing room. And if there was ever a […] The post This side-by-side comparison of Trump and Biden’s press rooms went viral because it speaks volumes appeared first on The Poke.
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Melania walking away from Donald Trump while he’s still waving to the cameras is simply magnificent - the poke

Melania walking away from Donald Trump while he’s still waving to the cameras is simply magnificent

There’s been lots of speculation about what Melania Trump will or won’t do now Donald Trump is no longer President. We’re not going to get into that here, but what we are going to get into is this clip of the pair of them touching down in Florida after Trump had left the White House […] The post Melania walking away from Donald Trump while he’s still waving to the cameras is simply magnificent appeared first on The Poke.
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The Guy Who Decides Horoscopes is totally believeable – ironically - the poke

The Guy Who Decides Horoscopes is totally believeable – ironically

Comedian Jimmy Rees has an explanation for so many of the random things in life – such as why things are packaged the way they are, or some of the more bizarre rules around Covid-19. Everything is decided by a drunk guy with an ego the size of a planet. Here he is, sorting out […] The post The Guy Who Decides Horoscopes is totally believeable – ironically appeared first on The Poke.
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Jimmy Kimmel’s all-singing all-dancing farewell to Donald Trump is simply brilliant - the poke

Jimmy Kimmel’s all-singing all-dancing farewell to Donald Trump is simply brilliant

We’ve seen lots of different ways in which people have been saying farewell to Donald Trump and his four years in the White House. But not many – maybe not any – are quite so clever and joyous as this video from the great Jimmy Kimmel. It’s 99 seconds of your time very well spent. […] The post Jimmy Kimmel’s all-singing all-dancing farewell to Donald Trump is simply brilliant appeared first on The Poke.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger got his Covid jab and his payoff line didn’t disappoint - the poke

Arnold Schwarzenegger got his Covid jab and his payoff line didn’t disappoint

As if you needed one more reason to love Arnold Schwarzenegger then this is it. The actor and former governor of California shared a video of him being given the Covid vaccination and had a message for anyone who might be in two minds about getting the jab. Given all the anti-vaxxer nonsense doing the […] The post Arnold Schwarzenegger got his Covid jab and his payoff line didn’t disappoint appeared first on The Poke.
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This idiot arguing against universal healthcare got the burn he truly deserved - the poke

This idiot arguing against universal healthcare got the burn he truly deserved

Over on the aptly named r/MurderedByWords forum on Reddit, u/Iangator has shared this screenshot of a deliciously savage takedown of someone trying to argue against universal healthcare. This was the zinger he thought he’d made. And this clapback was everything. Redditors loved it. It’s amazing to me that someone can pay taxes, manage a household, […] The post This idiot arguing against universal healthcare got the burn he truly deserved appeared first on The Poke.
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Ted Cruz thinks the Paris climate agreement is about the ‘citizens of Paris’ – 6 hilarious takedowns - the poke

Ted Cruz thinks the Paris climate agreement is about the ‘citizens of Paris’ – 6 hilarious takedowns

It’s the first full day of Joe Biden’s presidency and Republican presidential wannabe Ted Cruz is already out there hitting him with his best shots. Except instead of laying a glove on Biden, Cruz succeeded only in punching himself squarely in the face when he took to Twitter to criticise Biden’s decision to rejoin the […] The post Ted Cruz thinks the Paris climate agreement is about the ‘citizens of Paris’ – 6 hilarious takedowns appeared first on The Poke.
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Someone punched Tainted Love onto a musical box card by hand – and it’s next-level stuff - the poke

Someone punched Tainted Love onto a musical box card by hand – and it’s next-level stuff

Forget banana bread, forget sourdough starters – you can even forget trying to write the new King Lear – because we’ve found the best way of killing time anyone’s come up with during lockdown. I hand-punched Tainted Love into this strip of card because lockdown. pic.twitter.com/u6mCjc0L8A — Andy Riley (@AndyRileyish) January 20, 2021 Author and […] The post Someone punched Tainted Love onto a musical box card by hand – and it’s next-level stuff appeared first on The Poke.
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The youngest inaugural poet ever set the perfect tone with ‘The Hill We Climb’ - the poke

The youngest inaugural poet ever set the perfect tone with ‘The Hill We Climb’

As she was sworn in as the first US vice-president to be female, black and of South-Asian ancestry, Kamala Harris made history, but the record breaking didn’t stop with her. The country’s first National Youth Poet Laureate, 22-year-old Amanda Gorman read her own poem, The Hill We Climb, to become the youngest inaugural poet by […] The post The youngest inaugural poet ever set the perfect tone with ‘The Hill We Climb’ appeared first on The Poke.
the poke - 2 days ago
Unlike his presidency, this Donald Trump motorcade gag will run and run - the poke

Unlike his presidency, this Donald Trump motorcade gag will run and run

To be filed under ‘an old one but a good one’ is this Trump motorcade gag which, unlike his presidency, simply refuses to die. Well if ever there was a day to dig it out again, it was surely today. 🚁 View from the helicopter as trump makes his way from the airport to Mar-a-Lago […] The post Unlike his presidency, this Donald Trump motorcade gag will run and run appeared first on The Poke.
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This Woman Travelled To Edinburgh To Surprise Her Boyfriend, Turns Out He Did The Same Thing And Travelled To Paris

This Woman Travelled To Edinburgh To Surprise Her Boyfriend, Turns Out He Did The Same Thing And Travelled To Paris

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Our beloved romantic comedies are known for featuring characters making all kinds of grand romantic gestures to express their feelings to the ones they happen to love. However, when it comes to real life, things don’t always go that smoothly.

Yesterday, Twitter user @SalmaSaade shared a post reminiscing about a pretty hilarious yet utterly romantic story that happened 4 years ago to her and her boyfriend Finlay.

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When it comes to real life, romantic comedy-level grand gestures don’t always go as smoothly

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4 years ago, a girl named Salma Saade was in Paris and decided to come back to Edinburgh, Scotland a day early in order to surprise her boyfriend Finlay McAfee. Little did she know, her boyfriend had a plan that was pretty similar to hers.

4 years ago, Salma came back from Paris to Edinburgh a day early in order to surprise her boyfriend

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Little did she know, her boyfriend Finlay had a plan to secretly fly to Paris to surprise her with a visit

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The woman’s tweet features a few screenshots from her conversations with her boyfriend Finlay and his friend Adam. Apparently, after arriving to Edinburgh, Salma contacted her boyfriend’s friend to find out whether Finlay was in his apartment. And that’s when she found out that her boyfriend was currently flying to Paris. In order to surprise her.

The attempts to surprise each other resulted in Salma and Finlay ending up in separate countries

Image credits: SalmaSaade

The tweet quickly went viral and it currently has over 680k likes as well as almost 85k retweets

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Salma’s post featuring the story of the romantic fiasco quickly went viral and gained quite a bit of attention online. After just one day, the tweet already has over 680k likes and almost 85k retweets. Many Twitter users were pointing out how this story should be turned into a real romantic comedy.

Here’s how people reacted to the story

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